Period: Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date: 8th century
Dimensions: Diam. 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985
Accession Number: 1985.214.22
Originally attached to the back of a bronze mirror, this silver disk is richly decorated with fantastic birds and felines frolicking amid lotus tendrils against a background finely stippled with a punch ring.